ATSF 142 subs for an ailing Amtrak unit as it cruises thru Fort Madison, IA in September of 1993. It looks like a Pepsi Can was already subbing for an F40PH. The yard in Fort Madison was still par... (more)
CN 6710 makes a stop in suburban Montreal in May of 1988. I really like these old boxcabs.
CP 8766 brings a work train past the Mattawa, ON depot in May of 1988.
Mopac caboose 10358 brings up the rear of a CNW coal train in Oak Creek, WI in January of 1987.
There were very few wig wags left in Wisconsin when this photo was taken in Blue River in 2002. There are fewer yet as this wag has since been removed.
Smoke 'em if you got 'em....... WC 4006 departs Neenah, WI in a cloud of smoke in June of 1996. I'm sure the neighbors were not too happy about this!
IC 8408 leads a colorful consist as it climbs the grade out of Dubuque near Julien, IA in November of 1997.
ACR 1756 is northbound with train #1 at Searchmont in December of 1996. This train no longer runs and I wonder how people access some of their properties as this was their only form of transportat... (more)
Really old and really new. Iowa Interstate GP10 #451 leads a freight that includes some brand new Metra locomotives thru Blue Island, IL in November of 1991.
8, count 'em, 8 units led by CCP 964, depart Cedar Rapids, IA with a long freight in October of 1989.
The Union Pacific had these unique block indicators near many of their depots. These were at the Columbus, NE depot in June of 1989.
Roller rink? These passenger cars were purchased for a rail themed roller rink in Platteville, WI. The cars were a long way from any type of rail as there was no service to Platteville in decades ... (more)
Companion photo to 600657 at CK Tower in Winona, MN. A SOO and a MILW caboose cross the CNW in July of 1987.
CNW's CK Tower in Winona, MN in July of 1987. This tower guarded the CNW/MILW crossing and was taken out of service in 1989. It was torn down soon thereafter.
Ohio River S6 #56 switches the Kenova coal terminal in October of 1995.